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post #12 of Old 11-04-2008
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I've pulled my 8000#sailboat and trailer with a Ford 250 with a diesel engine, from Baltimore to Illinois with no problem. I also trailered it from Florida to Illinois with a F350 5.4L gas engine pickup. I have dual hydraulic brakes on the trailer. The rig stops just fine. Make sure your hitch is rated for 10,000# or more. Also make sure the tow bar and ball are rated that high. An RV dealer can help with the right set-up.
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